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‘Dumbest f*cking idea’: Lindsey Graham flips out on Trump’s acting defense secretary in expletive-filled tirade

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South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham freaked out and got into an expletive-laden shouting match with Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan during a briefing on the situation in Syria, NBC reporter Courtney Kube told MSNBC on Wednesday, saying Graham told Shanahan the two were “adversaries.”

“Lindsey Graham, who has been pretty outspoken in recent weeks about his opposition to withdrawing all U.S. troops from Syria, he really pressed the acting secretary on the plan and on whether Shanahan agrees with this plan, saying and using some colorful language,” Kube said.

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“When Secretary Shanahan just continued to defend the plan and continued to defend the planned withdrawal, which at this point is still on track to be complete by the end of April, Lindsey Graham shouted out at him ‘if that’s your plan, I consider you my adversary,” she went on. “It was a really tense moment.”

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WATCH: Franklin Graham tells Jeanine Pirro coronavirus pandemic is because of people sinning

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Franklin Graham blamed sinners for the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News.

Host Jeanine Pirro noted the growing death toll and wondered how God could let that happen.

"Well, I don't think it's God's plan for this to happen," Graham said.

"It's because of the sin that's in the world, judge," he argued.

"Man has turned his back on God, we have sinned against him, and we need to ask for God's forgiveness and that's what Easter's all about," he continued.

"This pandemic, this is the result of a fallen world that has turned its back on God," he added.

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Drought causing water shortage amid coronavirus crisis in Chile

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With historically low river flows and reservoirs running dry due to drought, people in central Chile have found themselves particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.

Years of resource exploitation and lax legislation have allowed most reservoirs in that part of the country to run dry.

"There are now 400,000 families, nearly 1.5 million people approximately, whose supply of 50 liters of water a day depends on tankers," Rodrigo Mundaca, spokesman for the Movement for the Defense of Water, the Earth and the Protection of the Environment, told AFP.

One of the main pieces of advice to protect people against coronavirus is to wash your hands regularly.

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Trump warns of ‘tough week’ ahead — after the United States surpassed 300,000 coronavirus victims

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US President Donald Trump warned Americans on Saturday to brace for a "very horrendous" number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days as the total number of global fatalities from the pandemic soared past 60,000.

As confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 300,000 with more than 8,300 deaths, there was some encouraging news in Italy and Spain.

Europe continues to bear the brunt of the epidemic, however, accounting for over 45,000 of the worldwide deaths, and Britain reported a new daily high in fatalities.

There are now more than 1.17 million confirmed coronavirus cases around the world and there have been 63,437 deaths since the virus emerged in China late last year.

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